NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM: Trend will meet fossils, skeletons and otherworldly artworks come Nov. 29 when the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris opens an exhibition dedicated to Dutch couturier Iris van Herpen.
Titled “Iris van Herpen: Sculpting the Senses,” the retrospective will characteristic about 100 high fashion creations alongside objects normally present in pure historical past museums, or up to date artwork galleries. It’s scheduled to run by way of April 28.
Works by artists together with Rogan Brownart, Wim Delvoye, Tim Walker, Matthew Harrison, Damien Jalet, Kohei Nawa and Casey Curran are to go on show, together with design items by Neri Oxman, Ren Ri, Ferruccio Laviani and Tomáš Libertíny.
The exhibition is to unfurl round 9 themes to precise “the essence of her work, merging trend, up to date artwork, design and science,” based on the museum, which this week revealed contemporary particulars and imagery in regards to the upcoming present. Themes together with water and the origins of life, skeletons, nature, the physique and mythology.
Billed as an immersive journey participating all of the senses, the show is soundtracked by an authentic composition by artist Salvador Breed, and concludes with rooms devoted to her atelier, movies of her runway exhibits and projections of her attire akin to aurora borealis dancing throughout the sky.
Recognized for creations that use applied sciences from laser reducing and 3D printing to electromagnetic weaving, van Herpen has been the topic of solo exhibits at main establishments together with the Groninger Museum within the Netherlands in 2012, the Textile Museum of Sweden in 2014, the Excessive Museum of Artwork in Atlanta in 2015 and the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto in 2018.